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Guitar Center 2010 Drum-Off


The 22nd annual nationwide search for the top undiscovered drummer is back. Starting August 1st, drummers can sign-up at any of the 214 Guitar Center stores across the country for the chance to compete for thousands of dollars in prizes and the title of Guitar Center's 2010 Drum-Off Champion. All store, district and regional finalists will win impressive prize packages including instruments, drum equipment and accessories, and various gift cards. The grand prize package, valued at over $43,000, includes $25,000 cash, a custom drum kit with a complete set of cymbals, a Roland TD-20SX electronic kit, $500 Converse Gift Card, Monster Energy Drink endorsement deal, feature in Modern Drummer Magazine, VIP experience at NAMM 2011, plus drum, sticks, cymbals, and drumhead endorsement deals.

Guitar Center's Drum-Off has jump-started the careers of many drummers over its twenty two years, including Cora Coleman-Dunham and Tony Royster Jr,, two Guitar Center Drum-Off champions who have gone on to become acclaimed professional drummers (Prince and Jay-Z respectively). In years past, a number of the world's best drummers have contributed their talent and support to Guitar Center's Drum-Off initiative, including: Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers), Matt Sorum (Guns 'N Roses, Velvet Revolver), Questlove (The Roots), Travis Barker (Blink-182), Tommy Lee (Motley Crüe), Thomas Lang, Josh Freese (Nine Inch Nails, A Perfect Circle), José Pasillas (Incubus), Billy Cobham, Niko McBrain (Iron Maiden), Stephen Perkins (Jane's Addiction), Danny Carey (Tool), Brann Dailor (Mastodon) and Jason Bonham.

Competition spots fill up fast, don't miss it - sign up now!

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